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We are proud to have these leading service providers join us for Book Publishing in the Cloud.

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Our global sponsors, Copyright Clearance Center and Constellation, help to make possible Publishers Launch events around the world, throughout the year.

Constellation is the only complete digital service for independent publishers that empowers digital discovery. The variety of services enables and supports digital publishing, distributes and monitors digital eBooks, as well as provides a suite of online marketing tools.

With Constellation, our complete, one-stop digital service, we believe that we can give you, the independent publisher, an unparalleled ability to choose the services you want while minimizing your investment of time, money, and resources.

This powerful technology- and vendor-agnostic service creates one central repository and service organization that can help you manage your titles through their life cycle, leveraging—where appropriate—online marketing and sampling, e-book distribution and sales, short print run (short print runs to stock), and true print on demand (print only to order).

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business,ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match.

TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata Group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 238,583 of the world’s best trained consultants in 42 countries. The Company generated consolidated revenues of US $ 10.17 billion for year ended 31 March, 2012 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global rights broker for the world’s most sought after print and online content, from books, journals and newspapers to blogs and images.

CCC serves the interests of those who supply content as well as those who use it. Businesses, academic institutions and other organizations rely on our solutions for the rights to use and share copyrighted material. Publishers, authors and other rightsholders trust CCC to help them drive new bottom-line revenue from global and hard-to-reach markets, while reducing overhead costs and improving customer satisfaction.

Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides international licensing expertise to organizations around the world in an effort to simplify licensing and support the intellectual property rights of content creators. CCC has paid more than $1 billion in royalties to rightsholders over the past 10 years.

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CoEnterprise is a boutique technology services and software company that specializes in helping companies meet the increasing demands placed on today’s’ businesses. We are subject matter experts that offer a number of on premise and cloud based industry solutions.

Publishers face an explosion of relevant data to manage and a proliferation of channels to consider at all points in the business cycle. This includes social media and an ever changing customer demographic. Publishers need to control their data, expand their channel strategy and drive advocacy and collaboration.

BookRadar™ is the book industry’s leading cloud based management dashboard for electronic retailers. The solution helps publishers streamline operations, control costs and increase revenue across their online retail channels with tools that monitor prices, sales, merchandizing placement and performance.

Syncrofy™ is the industry leading solution for managing Digital Sales and Order To Cash operations. The solution provides visibility into operational processes and business data in near real time. Syncrofy™ is the first task based collaboration platform that enables partners, employees and systems to work closely together to improve transparency, communication and operational efficiency.

CoEnterprise has partnered with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a provider of information technology products and services worldwide. CoEnterprise is also an IBM software reseller. CoEnterprise specializes in IBM’s data warehousing products, business intelligence tools (Cognos), and their Websphere suite of products especially around integration and SOA.


Firebrand Technologies develops software and technology solutions, serving all segments of the publishing community, including consumer trade book publishers, academic and educational publishers, journal publishers, audio publishers, distributors, trade partners, industry representatives, and other service providers. With the ability to host technologies in our datacenter or install proprietary systems on-site, we deliver solutions that meet the needs of all publishers—any size—and all budgets.

Founded in 1987 as Quality Solutions, Inc., Firebrand Technologies provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the entire publishing process. We bring over 25 years of experience in title management to help you foster an efficient, creative and profitable publishing business.  This knowledge and dedication, married with unsurpassed technical capabilities, is unmatched in our industry.
Today, our Title Management Solutions facilitate tracking titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, freeing up staff to focus on their creative specialties. Our Eloquence Metadata Solutions are the fastest, easiest, most accurate, and most cost-effective way to implement ONIX to increase sales and improve communications throughout a publication’s lifecycle. Firebrand’s Content Services include digital asset management, digital asset distribution, digital content wholesaling, file conversion options, and direct to consumer eBook fulfillment. Firebrand’s Ecommerce Solution is a pre-developed architecture, designed and developed to include the functionality that is critical to the unique world of book publishers — designed to serve your visitors. An expanded service, Firebrand Associates, provides strategic and tactical advice and implementation assistance geared toward helping publishers navigate the current transitional waters and positioning them for whatever is next.


Since 1992 Klopotek has been delivering software solutions and services that enable book, journal and online publishers to more effectively manage their business.  Over 350 publishers on 4 continents rely on our proven publishing expertise to achieve their goals.

Our software covers the entire editorial to market workflow for print and digital products including Title Management, Product Marketing, Editorial, Production, Contracts, Rights, Royalties, Component Content Management, and Order to Cash.

Our applications are integrated, yet modular. This means you can select one of our modules and use a phased approach or decide to purchase the entire suite. Most changes are made via configuration settings, without having to alter code. Our software is ready for a global marketplace and is capable of handling multiple currencies, multiple languages, and multiple locations all within one instance of the system.

And we constantly reinvest in our product portfolio, so that we can maintain the highest quality and adapt to the rapid changes of a fast-changing marketplace . We deliver 2 major upgrades of the system every year and customers can decide if they want to migrate to the latest version or remain with the one they have.

Klopotek software is available as an in house solution or as a SaaS system running in one of our SAS70 certified data centers.


RoyaltyShare, Inc. provides key technology and services to entertainment companies worldwide, helping them deploy state-of-the-art technology and transform key business processes to address the radical shift from physical to digital distribution. Having a management team with over 30 years of experience in technology development and providing specialized services for the entertainment industry, RoyaltyShare works with some of the world’s largest entertainment conglomerates.

RoyaltyShare offers a combination of Enterprise Services and Technology Solutions aimed at significantly reducing costs through process improvement, automation, scalability, optimization, and validation, and specializes in providing technology and services to firms in the record industry, book publishing, music publishing, film and television, among other entertainment and media segments. RoyaltyShare is headquartered in San Diego, with operations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and London.  More information on the company can be found at http://www.royaltyshare.com.


Virtusales is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company who over the past 12 years has worked with some of the world’s leading publishers including Hachette, Random House, Penguin Books, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley and Harvard University Press.

Virtusales is dedicated to software development, implementation and consultancy, solely for the book publishing industry, primarily in the UK and USA, but more recently expanding to other countries.

Virtusales is growing and evolving to continue supporting its customers during this time of immense change within the book publishing industry. Its leading-edge, web-based technology, rapid development cycle of new functionality and close working relationships with its customers ensures that new challenges are handled quickly. Virtusales’ roadmap of new developments provides an advanced view of how the software is being developed to support future needs.

We understand the challenges faced by our customers and understand the responsibility we have to help them deal with those challenges even more. As a consequence, Virtusales now specializes in the following four core areas:

  • Improving publishers workflow and quality of data / data management by implementing Biblio3 and BiblioLIVE
  • Broadening our system’s functionality keeping it technologically advanced and programming “gaps” in functionality to solve more of our customers’ challenges and replace disparate and legacy systems
  • Building supplementary systems that integrate with Biblio3 and complement the Virtusales portfolio of systems
  • Building robust interfaces between Biblio3 and other core publishing systems within the publisher’s IT landscape and to third parties such as customers and suppliers